Ashley College Centre

Ashley College Centre Curriculum

Ashley College is a small centre that is committed to providing support, care and the highest quality provision and learning experience for all our young people. Our aim is to help them return to their mainstream school or a longer term alternative provision wherever possible. The College provides support for up to 20 KS3-KS4 pupils at the centre at any one time. Teaching is normally in small groups of no more than 6 pupils.

 

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KS3 Enrichment
Core Non-Core Qualifications AQA Unit Awards provide an additional award scheme for pupils.

The awards are mainly used in the enrichment subjects. Although not an accredited qualification, they encourage motivation, and provide opportunity for pupils to build up a portfolio that demonstrates the skills, knowledge and experience they have gained.

In addition to the National Curriculum subjects we offer enrichment and therapeutic opportunities to build a positive approach to lifelong learning and enjoyment, self- esteem, life skills and resilience.

The enrichment provision includes: links with local businesses/ organisations, work experience. Football, Tennis, Horticulture, Yoga, Wellbeing/Mindfulness, as well as a range of trips throughout the year.

We also organise specific therapeutic sessions dependent on individual student’s needs, such as equine therapy and drawing therapy

English

Mathematics

Science

Computing

History

REP

PHSCE

Art

Japanese

Food Technology

PE/Horticulture

Yoga

Wellbeing/Mindfulness

Social Skills

Music

Optional:

AQA Awards

Functional Skills - Maths, English

KS4
Core Options Qualifications  

We offer a wide range of accredited courses to suit individual student needs. The exams we offer vary from year to year but could include GCSEs, IGCSEs, BTEC, Entry Level Certificates and Functional Skills, as well as other accredited courses.

Our Language GCSE options vary from year to year. Using blended learning tools we are able to offer a wide range including the students’ home language.

We also provide support for students who are able to manage extra subjects such as English Literature, Computer Science, DT, by sourcing additional tutors.

Due to the gaps in their learning we operate an extended learning timetables on Mondays and Tuesdays, as well as homework club afterschool and early mornings

We have comprehensive PHSCE programme

 

English Language

Mathematics

Science

Financial Studies

PHSCE

PE

Debating

 

History

Food Technology

Drama

Art & Design

Citizenship

Languages

Financial Studies

Wellbeing/Mindfulness

Music

PE/ Horticulture 

 

GCSE:

Maths

English

Science

Art & Design

History

Citizenship

Languages

Vocational L1/L2:

Home Cooking skills

Financial Studies,

Food Hygiene Certificate,

Languages

 
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